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Blanco, Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pittsburg
Elevation
712 ft (217 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip code
74528
Area code(s) 539/918
GNIS feature ID 1090251

Blanco is a rural unincorporated community located on State Highway 63 in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States. The ZIP code is 74528. The Census Bureau defined a census-designated place (CDP) for Blanco in 2015; the 2010 population within the 2015 CDP boundary is 96 and contains 52 housing units.

History

The community was named for Ramón Blanco y Erenas, one-time governor general of Cuba. The post office opened August 31, 1901.

Notable people

  • Pryor McBee, Major League Baseball pitcher, was born in Blanco in 1901.
  • Royce H. Savage, United States Federal Court judge, was born in Blanco in 1904.
  • Gene Stipe, the longest-serving member of the Oklahoma Senate, was born in Blanco in 1926.
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